Head of PDU Communication Services

Stockholm, SE
den 14 oktober 2021
den 1 november 2021
Our Exciting Opportunity

Solution Area Communication Services drives the transition from circuit switched communication networks to IP based communication networks to enable the networked society. Solution Area Communication Services manage a competitive and profitable product portfolio addressing the communication services market, including a high-quality Mobile Circuit Switched Core (MSS), IP Multimedia System (IMS), Signaling control (DSC and IP-STP) and Regulatory solutions (Lawful Intercept).

Do you like positive challenges and have a drive for transformation changes? Would you like to be leading and empowering people in making a significant impact?

Then this could be the job for you and the leader we are looking for!

We are now looking for a Head of PDU COS to continue to secure our leadership within Communications Services (COS) and position COS for an exciting future. We work in a fast-paced, ever changing industry, so you will need to have a disruptive mindset, be courageous and have the perseverance to lead the PDU into our future with our customers.

Key Qualifications

  • Significant experience in leading large R&D organizations
  • A proven track record of driving large scale R&D transformation
  • Track record of delivering results
  • You have a genuine interest in technology and organizational dynamics
  • Ability to operate at the level required for Ericsson's core business
  • A challenger mindset always looking to improve from the norm
  • You have a strong understanding of the market and business
  • Strong leadership skills, high ethical standards and an ability to engage people and interest in developing talents
  • Formulating strategies and concepts and taking strategy into action
  • Education: BSc in Engineering/Computer Science or similar, MBA desirable

Leadership skills

  • Make timely, clear decisions, even if they involve tough choices or considered risks
  • Encourage Courageous Leadership: Provide clear direction, set appropriate standards on behavior, motivate and empower
  • Agile leadership: Change direction and focus on the organization effectively, based on business & customer requirements
  • Enabling people: Excellence in running large matrix organizations, creating diverse teams across multiple sites
  • Leadership Competencies: Excelling Execution, Driving Innovation, Enabling People, Customer Excellence, Courageous Leadership

Market skills

  • Ability to build trust from our customers globally
  • High responsiveness to customer needs and issues
  • Understand and take ownership for the full TCO (total cost of ownership) perspective of developing and delivering software to our customers

Functional/Technical Background

  • High interest and capability to understand technical trends to capitalize on opportunities and to understand where the industry is going
  • Experienced in creating learning organizations striving for continuous improvement e2e based on trust and transparency
  • Experience in developing Cloud native software and good understanding of Cloud deployments for telco application

Application Process

You are very welcome with your application in English.
The selection process will start in parallel to the job posting period, please do not wait with submitting your application.
Please note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Hiring Manager: David Bjore, Head of Solution Area Communication Services, david.bjore@ericsson.com

People Business Partner: Cajsa Forsell cajsa.forsell@ericsson.com

Recruiter: Neena Svensson neena.svensson@ericsson.com

Location for this role is preferably: Kista, Stockholm, Sweden or in any other placement within European time zone. 25% travel to other sites.

Last day to apply: 31st of October 2021

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds - you will be redefining it. You won't develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson's Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 612506

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